Audio-Technica ATH-EM7 - A Rich Man's KSC-35?
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damn those are some sexy clip-ons
 
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I just ordered a pair in the silver finish. We shall see...

 
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WOW!! aluminium...
 
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Dang, short cord for remotes too! I just ordered a pair of Sony SL-type earbuds from them. Would've gone for these on looks alone.

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Wow, those are lookers. Maybe there is such a thing as chick-magnet 'phones, huh jpelg? Although I guess these look cool more in an industrial, high-tech sense.

Two concerns for me though. It looks like they're closed design. (Relatively) cheap, closed-back and metal don't sound like a winning combination. Also, that short cord dictates using an in-line remote, which on my 570 totally wipes the sound. They are really unique though and if they sound good, I think these could become a cult classic.

Edit: I see they do come with a 1 m extension cord. cool.
 
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Quote:

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Also, that short cord dictates using an in-line remote, which on my 570 totally wipes the sound.


The kit includes a case and a 1 meter extension.

 
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LOL, dino...I guess we posted at the same moment!

 
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Wow, oh so pretty! Now, how does it sound?
Rick, you'll be the first.
 
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There is also another model, which is $10 less, but doesn't look quite as cool. Its also significantly lighter than the relatively heavy 30g weight of this model. It looks like it uses a differenct clip mechanism which saves weight but may also hinder comfort. Overall, I'd say go all out for the top-o-the-line.
 
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Wow, oh so pretty! Now, how does it sound?
Rick, you'll be the first.


Yeah, andrzejpw. They won't have them in stock to ship until Monday, October 28. I'm really anxious to hear these dudes!

 
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Quote:

Originally posted by dinosauract
Wow, those are lookers. Maybe there is such a thing as chick-magnet 'phones, huh jpelg? Although I guess these look cool more in an industrial, high-tech sense.

Two concerns for me though. It looks like they're closed design. (Relatively) cheap, closed-back and metal don't sound like a winning combination. Also, that short cord dictates using an in-line remote, which on my 570 totally wipes the sound. They are really unique though and if they sound good, I think these could become a cult classic.

Edit: I see they do come with a 1 m extension cord. cool.


Naive question: Why is a closed design necessarily bad?
 
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OH I SAY!!!

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